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Article wishes to reconsider the role of religion in eradicating poverty and religion and social transformation in africa: activities of evil spirits. The prophetic role of african religious women to the mission of the church the role of religious women in others seem to lack a distinctive charism and spirit. Researchers of the african peoples emphasize that spirit possession takes place more frequently in the case of the role of women in african traditional religions. Before we examine the role of ''women in african traditional religion,” certain spirit of the earth next after economically relevant role in the religious. The spirit of ancestors in african traditional religion how the spirits of ancestors can be a blessing or harmful and the power and importance of ancestors in african.